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60-plus arrests: Shoplifter, 86, pleads guilty

An 86-year-old Chicagoan who's been arrested more than 60 times pleaded guilty to the latest charge against her after being accused of stealing wrinkle cream from a grocery store.
Image: Ella Orko, chronic shoplifter
Ella Orko was arrested after authorities say she stuffed $252 worth of items into her pants.Chicago Police Department via AP
/ Source: The Associated Press

An 86-year-old Chicagoan who's been arrested more than 60 times pleaded guilty to the latest charge against her after being accused of stealing wrinkle cream and other items from a grocery store.

Ella Orko was arrested Aug. 2 after authorities say she stuffed $252 worth of items into her pants, including cosmetics, salmon, batteries and instant coffee.

Orko had been charged with felony shoplifting, but that was reduced to a misdemeanor in exchange for her guilty plea Monday.

Judge Marvin Luckman sentenced her to two days in jail, which is what she's already served.